Complete Solar Energy Masterclass From Zero To Hero

person icon Ahmed Mahdy

Complete Solar Energy Masterclass From Zero To Hero

Learn How To Design On Grid, Off Grid, Solar Water Pumping Systems With Step By Step Examples

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Ahmed Mahdy

architecture icon Teaching & Academics,Engineering,Solar Energy


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Course Description

Welcome To Our Course "Ultimate Solar Energy Masterclass from Zero to Hero

This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn about solar energy from A to Z for electrical engineers, solar designers, and all who are interested in working in the solar energy field.

What are you going to learn in this course?

  • Construction of the PV(Photovoltaic) cells, the connection of PV cells including series and parallel and when to use each of them, advantages and disadvantages of PV cells

  • Sun tracking to get max output power from PV Cells and techniques of MPPT (Maximum power point Tracking)

  • Effect of insolation, temperature and load resistance on power

  • Grid-Tied system, its components, advantages, and disadvantages

  • Off-Grid system, its components, advantages, and disadvantages

  • Hybrid Solar system, its components, advantages, and disadvantages

  • Different Types of solar cells and their efficiency, junction box and how to wire it

  • Determination of the PV max voltage and power consumption demands

  • Solar PV System design including design of PV modules, inverter, battery, solar charge controller, and MPPT charge controller.

  • Protection of PV system, strings, and protection of arrays.

  • Difference between 3 busbars and 5 busbars and how to select AC busbar and DC busbar.

  • Protection devices for transformer, inverter protection, and surge protection device.

  • Grounding of the PV system and solar kit.

  • On-grid system design by hand calculations.

  • On-grid system design by PVsyst program.

  • Off-grid system design an extra example.

  • Off-grid system design by using the PVsyst program.

  • Solar cells, modules, and arrays.

  • Parallel and series connection in PV System.

  • Effect of temperature and insolation on V-I Curve.

  • Construction and types of batteries.

  • Charging of lead-acid batteries and hydrometers.

  • Maintenance of batteries and methods of charging.

  • The cycle of batteries.

  • Importance of the charge controller.

  • Selection and datasheet of the panel.

  • Inverter selection.

  • PV energy according to Area.

  • Shading and tilt angle.

  • Single line diagram of the PV system and selection of fuses and breakers.

  • Simulation of PV cell in MATLAB and obtaining V-I characteristics.

  • Design of Off-grid PV system using an Excel sheet.

  • Function, types, and datasheet of inverter

  • PWM and MPPT charge controllers

  • Solar wires and cables installation process

  • PV installation, short circuit and open circuit tests using avometer

  • Principle of operation of the solar water pumping system

  • Solar pumping system design


What will you learn in this course:

  • You will understand all the basics of solar energy systems
  • You will be able to design off grid systems by manual calculations and PVSyst program
  • You will be able to design on grid systems by manual calculations and PVSyst program
  • You will be able to design mega PV systems by PVSyst program
  • You will be able to design solar water pumping systems
  • You will be able to design protection system for PV


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Internet Connection Only
  • Desire for Knowledge
Complete Solar Energy Masterclass From Zero To Hero


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Basics Of Solar Energy System
16 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction To PV System Construction 23:39 23:39
  • play icon Bonus Book And Course Resources
  • play icon Solar Heating, Solar Irradiation And Panels 37:34 37:34
  • play icon Effect of Insolation and Temperature on V-I Curve 04:43 04:43
  • play icon PV Installation, Short Circuit And Open Circuit Tests Using Avometer 15:06 15:06
  • play icon Solar Wires And Cables Installation Process 22:15 22:15
  • play icon Mounting Of PV System 04:26 04:26
  • play icon Shading and Tilt angle 14:53 14:53
  • play icon Half Cell Technology In PV System
  • play icon Importance of Charge Controller 03:01 03:01
  • play icon PWM And MPPT Charge Controllers 13:52 13:52
  • play icon Understanding More About MPPT Charge Controller
  • play icon Junction Box 03:32 03:32
  • play icon Wiring of Junction Box 05:21 05:21
  • play icon Function, Types And Data Sheet Of Inverter 55:04 55:04
  • play icon Determining PV Array Max Voltage 09:08 09:08
Batteries In PV System
4 Lectures
Components and Design of Off Grid System
13 Lectures
Components and Design of On Grid System
5 Lectures
Design of PV System Using PVSyst Program
3 Lectures
Solar Water Pumping System
2 Lectures
Protection Of Solar Energy System
9 Lectures
Free Bonus Content
3 Lectures

Instructor Details

Ahmed Mahdy

Ahmed Mahdy

Electrical Power Engineer

I am Ahmed Mahdy an electrical power engineer, I am also an online instructor at more than 20 platforms.

I am also the founder of the "Khadija Academy" website for electrical engineering courses.

I have a YouTube educational engineering channel called" Khadija Academy", I regularly post videos related to electrical engineering.

I am also an author on Amazon Kindle having 6 books about electrical engineering.

In 2018 Udemy awarded me of being from the top 10% most engaging instructors. 

I also created Khadija Academy  in 2019, my mission is "Learn the fundamentals of electrical engineering branches from absolute beginner to advanced level."

In every one of my Udemy courses, you'll see that I am always available and always offer you support through each course. I will join your success and help you through any obstacles.

You'll notice that my courses get many 5-star ratings & reviews and my student satisfaction ratings also reflect this.

In the many positive course reviews, my courses get, most people like the Way I explain everything and the encouraging teaching style that I convey as well as how I get right to the point and walk you, step-by-step through Complex Ideas. 

(You'll find my courses below this bio - and all of my courses have at least 10 minutes of free previews available to you, so you can quickly determine the courses that are right for you)

My courses can be watched 24/7 wherever you are.

You can also view them on mobile devices with the Udemy mobile app. 

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